NHL Rumours: Los Angeles Kings, Seattle Kraken, New York Rangers

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After a busy opening day to the free-agent frenzy that saw 72 players signed to new deals and seven trades, a few more NHL rumours were hanging around. The best free-agent left is left-winger Brandon Saad, and the Los Angeles Kings and New Jersey Devils are reportedly in talks with Saad. Another talented left-winger available […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Extend Joel Armia

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The Montreal Canadiens have agreed to a contract extension with forward Joel Armia just before free agents can sign with other teams. Armia was not a dominant part of the 2020-21 roster, but he is a valuable contributor. The new contract keeps the Finn in Montreal for four seasons with an annual cap hit of […] READ MORE


2021 Free Agency Targets for the Florida Panthers

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Another NHL season has come and gone. Now that we can start moving out of this COVID-ridden world, the 2021-22 season is right around the corner, with the league pushing for an entire 82 game season, and both the Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft and Free Agency two weeks away. The path of a franchise could […] READ MORE


2021 Montreal Canadiens Offseason Primer

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As a shortened and hectic offseason approaches, Last Word on Hockey is looking ahead towards how teams will deal with the reality of a flat salary cap. In terms of building a franchise, the offseason is the most crucial time of the year for front offices. However, due to COVID-19, the short-term future of how […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Tomas Tatar Out

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Montreal Canadiens forward Tomas Tatar is out and will miss at least one game due to injury. He did not warm up or skate in the team’s recent game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Elliotte Friedman reported the absence just before the game started. Frolik taking warmup as an emergency recall for MON….no Byron or […] READ MORE